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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 3:30pm.READ MORE:
Records WWAY requested through the Freedom of Information Act from Bladen County show that eight inmates had to be taken to the hospital after jail fights in 2012. That's compared to six over the previous three years combined. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 4:41pm.READ MORE:
More than three weeks after a man was severely beaten inside the Bladen County Jail, the sheriff is finally speaking out. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:49pm.READ MORE:
She’s a grief counselor turned author. Katherine Roberts Moore of Ocean Isle Beach turned her words of healing into poetic prose. In the world of words, Katherine finds herself right at home. Influenced by her mother's love for vocabulary, ideas and imagination run wildly through Katherine’s head and flow straight to her pen. It lights a fire in her soul. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:24pm.READ MORE:
Tempers flared at tonight's Bladen County Commissioners' meeting after commissioner Charles Peterson showed his disapproval of the board's no-vote in naming the emergency services building after former county Deputy Fire Marshall John Hall. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 10:36pm.READ MORE:
Bladen county commissioners met for the first time Monday night since an inmate was beaten in the county jail. Commissioners said the recent case of violence would not be added to the agenda but would be discussed in a private session. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 3:32pm.READ MORE:
A fourth inmate has been charged with the assault of a fellow inmate last month at the Bladen County Jail. David Wilson Gilchrist, 18, of Elizabethtown, is charged with assault inflicting serious bodily injury and second degree kidnapping. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 2:08pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 02/02/2013 - 6:07pm.READ MORE:
According to Bladen County Dispatch a train has derailed near the town of Bladenboro. Emergency Management says only one car has chemicals in it, and it appears that it is not leaking at this time. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 5:51pm.READ MORE:
A man wanted for a bank robbery in Bladen County earlier this month has been arrested in California. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 9:55pm.READ MORE:
The man severely beaten in the Bladen county jail last week is back in the hospital. Joshua Ward's wife, Amanda, tells us he was showing signs of improvement, but after being released from the hospital Friday, he suffered a chronic headache. Full story...